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MADTOWN Members Profile & Facts

Madtown Members

Madtown (매드타운), stylized as MADTOWN, was a seven-member South Korean boy group under J. Tune Camp, which was then replaced by GNI Entertainment. The group consisted of Moos, Daewon, Lee Geon, Jota, Heojun, Buffy, and H.O. They debuted on October 6th, 2014 with their first extended play, MAD TOWN.

Madtown Profile

DebutOctober 6, 2014
Active Years2014–2017
Madtown MembersMoos, Daewon, Lee Geon, Jota, Heojun, Buffy, H.O.
GenreKpop
StatusDisbanded
LabelGNI Entertainment (2016–2017); J. Tune Camp (2014–2016)
Oldest MemberMoos
Youngest Member H.O.
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameMADPEOPLE

Madtown Facts:

– The group’s greeting was “Welcome to Madtown! Hello, we are MADTOWN!”
– They were almost called “Unicorn”.
– Madtown’s first label completely dissolved.
– They filed a lawsuit against GNI Entertainment for not paying them and lack of support in August 2017 and fortunately won.
– In November 2017, the group disbanded and was confirmed by Daewon.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES

Facebook: 매드타운
Twitter: MADTOWN_GNI
Instagram: madtown_gni
Fancafe: MADTOWN

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Madtown Members Profile

1. Moos 

Stage NameMoos (무스)
Birth NameKim Sang Bae (김상배)
PositionLeader, Main Rapper, Vocalist
BirthdayApril 29, 1991
Active Years2014–present
Age33 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height173 cm (5’8″)
Weight58 kg (127.8 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIN/A
Representative EmojiN/A

Moos Facts:

– Moos is from Hampyeong, South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
– Although originally set to debut with MBLAQ, personal reasons led him to drop out, allowing Thunder to take his place.
– He considers his small height and smile as his charming features.
– According to Lee Geon, he would be wearing clothes at night to sleeping but in the morning he would be naked.
– He comes from a family with an older brother, two older sisters, and a younger sister.
– He likes to take credit for the things he does.
– He excels at DJing and works under the name DJ MØØ$.
– He worked as a backup dancer for Boom, 2AM, K.Will, Lee Hyori, G.Na, 4Minute, and Sistar.
– He spent six years as a trainee from 2007 to 2014.
– His debut occurred in 2013 under J.Tune Camp as part of Pro C (Problem Children) alongside Buffy.
– Moos possesses skill in performing card tricks.
– He has a habit of frequently blinking.
– He cannot handle spicy foods.
– He has various tattoos on his shoulder, chest, and arms.
– He has a girlfriend.
– J.Cole is his role model.
– Kimchi and ham are his favorite foods.
– DJing and card tricks are his special skills.
– His stage name came from his nickname that he got due to his spiky hair when he was young and often got compared to actor Kim Socheol who was called Kim Mousse because of using hair mousse a lot. Hence, he was named Moos.
– Moos’s ideal type is someone he is attracted to.

Streaming Platform Links
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2. Daewon

Stage NameDaewon (대원)
Birth NamePark Dae-won (박대원)
PositionMain Dancer, Vocalist
BirthdayMarch 17, 1992
Active Years2014–present
Age32 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height176 cm (5’9″)
Weight61 kg (134.4 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIN/A
Representative EmojiN/A

Daewon Facts:

– Daewon is from Chaenon, South Korea.
– He attended Cheonan Technical High School.
– He has a close bond with Lee Geon.
– His specializes in choreographing dances.
– Prior to his current endeavors, he trained under ABM Entertainment, which is also known as EXID’s company.
– His favorite nickname by his fans was “Huindungi”.
– He made an appearance in the inaugural episode of EXID’s show, But But TV.
– He contributed as a backup dancer during promotions for K.Will’s Love Blossom, EXO’s Growl, and Ladies’ Code’s Pretty Pretty.
– His name means ‘Great’ and ‘Excellence’.
– Among his preferred fruits is grapefruit.
– He identifies his attractive features as his prominent wrinkles and well-defined abs.
– Daewon participated as a contestant on The Unit.
– During his time on The Unit, he earned the nickname, “Angel,” for his role in teaching dance to the MAS Members.
– He secured the 7th position on The Unit and was set to debut with UNB.
– On August 2, 2019, he signed a contract as an actor with C-JeS Entertainment.
– He debuted as an actor with the musical “Why Did You Come to My House” in 2019 and his first K-drama was “The Witch’s Eye”.
– He has one older brother.
– He has done his military service.
– He held his first fanmeeting in Thailand on November 4, 2018.
– He was the class president in his high school for 3 years.
– He has a habit of frequently brushing his teeth.
– He has a friendship with the streamer Acau, and former BEATWIN‘s Jungha.
– His family has a furniture business.
– He used to be in the dance team Cheonul in his high school.
– He has collected around 100 empty chips bags.
– He is a dog lover and has about 5 Welsh Corgis.
– Reading and watching movies are his hobbies.
– Daewon’s ideal type is someone who is funny and resembles a hamster.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLE
Instagram: dw_317

STREAMING PLATFORM LINKS
Genie | Bugs | Melon

3. Lee Geon

Stage NameLee Geon (이건) / Leewoo (이우)
Birth NameLee Kyung-Tak (이경탁)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdayMay 4, 1992
Active Years2014–present
Age32 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height179 cm (5’10”)
Weight62 kg (136.6 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENTP
Representative EmojiN/A

Lee Geon Facts:

– Lee Geon is from Cheonan, South Korea.
– He went to Cheonan Technical High School.
– He and Daewon are childhood friends.
– He worked as a backup dancer for K.Will‘s Love Blossom, Im Chang Jung, Sistar, EXO, Key, & SNSD Tiffany.
– His father was excited about him joining the entertainment industry but his mother was concerned.
– He fears frogs.
– He enjoys playing soccer.
– He holds a conversation in sleep sometimes.
– He was a contestant, ranked 18th, in The Unit.
– His solo debut was on November 14, 2018 under the name, Leewoo (이우).
– He is currently working as a soloist at KH Company.
– He can fold his pinky finger only.
– He debuted as a soloist with the single “If I Know” on October 27, 2018.
– He served as a conscripted police officer in the military.
– He was previously under AB Entertainment and Soribada.
– When he comes to the practice room, the first thing he does is to eat first.
– His father had a dream of becoming a singer and would have used the name Lee Geon for his stage name.
– He auditioned for J.Tune Camp due to Daewon.
– If he could choose a roommate, it would be Jota because he has a good mental connection with him.
– He sang the OSTs for the K-dramas Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency, Hide and Seek, Fatal Promise, and A Tale of Hoteliers.
– He was featured ‘Studio Vibes’, ‘Yu Hee-yeol’s Sketchbook’, and ‘We Got Married’.
– He has a fear of frogs.
– He likes soccer.
– He came at third at the KY Star Awards in 2019.
– Exercising, drinking coffee, and visiting a cafe are his hobbies.
– Lee Geon’s ideal type is someone who loves to listen him singing.
– He may look cold but he is actually warm and he thinks it is his charm points.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLE
Instagram: lee_wooooo_92
X: @LEEWOO_OFFICIAL
YouTube: 이우가 낙타났다

STREAMING PLATFORM LINKS
Genie | Bugs | Melon

4. Jota

Stage NameJota (조타)
Birth NameLee Jong-hwa (이종화)
PositionLead Dancer, Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group
BirthdayFebruary 14, 1994
Active Years2014–present
Age30 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height177 cm (5’9″)
Weight63 kg (138.8 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIISTP
Representative EmojiN/A

Jota Facts:

– Jota is from Busan, South Korea.
– He aspired to become a Judo competitor but gave it up after experiencing an ankle injury.
– Acrobatics is his specialty.
– He can bench-press 100 kgs.
– He underwent two years of training as a trainee from 2012 to 2014.
– Jota transitioned from being a rapper to a vocalist in MADTOWN.
– He participated as a backup dancer in both Lee Hyori‘s Bad Girls music video and its promotional activities along with Monsta X’s Shownu.
– Reading is something he truly enjoys.
– He was signed as an actor under King Kong by Starship in October 2018 but left in 2020.
– He has one older brother and one older sister.
– He went to Sinjae Elementary School and Busan Dongji High School.
– He debuted as an actor in 2016 with a guest role in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, and also acted in the K-dramas Touch Your Heart and The Running Mates: Human Rights, and the movies Count, I Bet Everything and I Can Speak.
– He trained for two years.
– He was featured on the show Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education where he was recognized for his judo skills.
Apink’s Eunji is his school mate from elementary school.
– He has won gold during a national judo competition, and became one of the most searched people in Naver’s real-time search rankings.
– Judo, Kendo, taekwondo, and acrobatics are his specialities.
– He has a record of 2m 60cm in the men’s vault jumping competition at KBS’ Let’s Go! Dream Team II.
– He appeared in Kind of Mask Singer in 2016 and Law of the Jungle.
– Cooking, window shopping, and reading are his hobbies.
– He can make good chicken soup.
– He is a fan of Taeyang from Big Bang.
– He appears sexy but is actually cute and soft from inside and he thinks that is his main charming point.
– Jota’s ideal type is a charming girl with mono lids.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLE
Instagram: jonghwaaaya
YouTube: 종화가조타[Jonghwajota]

STREAMING PLATFORM LINKS
Genie | Bugs | Melon

5. Heojun

Stage NameHeojun (허준)
Birth NameHeo Jun (허준)
PositionVocalist, Visual
BirthdayNovember 16, 1994
Active Years2014–2017
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height183 cm (6’0″)
Weight70 kg (154.3 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIN/A
Representative EmojiN/A

Heojun Facts:

– His younger brother is Chan and a member of VICTON.
– His nickname is “Mr. Perfect”. (Pops in Seoul)
– He went to Hanlim Multi Arts High School.
– He did modelling before.
– He doesn’t like bugs.
– He can catch the mosquitos with his eyes closed.
– He was born in Seongnam, South Korea.
– He got married to his non-celebrity wife on April 22, 2023.
– He loves animal and has a dog named Kang Ruby.
– His name means ‘Climb High’.
– He is currently living a non-idol life.
– His dimples are his charming point.
– He was taught piano by MBLAQ’s Seungho.
– Heojun’s ideal type is a girl with beautiful eyes and kind personality.
– He did theater and used to be a student president in high school.
– He appeared in the K-dramas Thirty but Seventeen and My Strange Hero.
– He was trained under J.Tune Camp for two years.

STREAMING PLATFORM LINKS
Genie | Bugs | Melon

6. Buffy 

Stage NameBuffy (버피)
Birth NameKim Ju Hyeon (김주현), legalized to Kim Seo Ul (김서울)
PositionLead Rapper, Vocalist
BirthdayJune 15, 1995
Active Years2014–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height178 cm (5’10”)
Weight65 kg (143.3 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIN/A
Representative EmojiN/A

Buffy Facts:

– Buffy was born in Hwagok-dong, South Korea and currently lives in Seoul.
– He trained under J.Tune Camp for 3 years.
– He was studying to enter a foreign language high school.
– He used to be a backup dancer for Boom, Sistar, Baek Seung Heon, and MBLAQ.
– He was in marine corps during his military service.
– He debuted as a soloist on February 28, 2023, with the single “RATM” ft. Hangzoo and currently works under the name HENNEXXI.
– His parents greatly opposed his career as a singer.
– He was a contestant on Show Me the Money 4 and was eliminated in the first round.
– He went to SOPA.
– He can speak Japanese fluently.
– He lives to eat raw beef.
– He has one younger brother.
– He has a tattoo sleeve on his arm.
– He is the slowest to wake up among the members.
– He doesn’t like bugs and beer.
– He can play bass, specifically a Fender Jazz Bass.
– He has 8 piercings including snake bites, nose piercing, helix, 3 lobe piercings in one ear and an ear gauge in the other.
– He has two cats.
– Buffy’s ideal type is someone who is tall, sexy, and has a good sense of fashion.
– He owns a motorcycle.
– His charming points are his hands.
– Playing video games is his hobby.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @hennexxi
X: @hennexxi
YouTube: HENNEXXI
SoundCloud: HENNEXXI

STREAMING PLATFORM LINKS
Genie | Bugs | Melon | Spotify | Apple Music

7. H.O

Stage NameH.O (호)
Birth NameSong Jae Ho (송재호)
PositionMaknae, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
BirthdayJune 18, 1995
Active Years2014–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height181 cm (5’11”)
Weight 68 kg (149.9 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIN/A
Representative EmojiN/A

H.O Facts:

– H.O was born in Yangsan, South Korea.
– He does modelling sometimes.
– He trained at JYP for a year.
– His favorite moment of the day is when he comes home, takes a shower, puts on lotion, and sleeping cream, and covers himself with the blanket.
– He is an only child.
– Kimchi fried rice and rolled omelet are his specialties.
– Playing guitar, singing, dancing, and doing handstands are his hobbies.
– He was a baseball player and was a third baseman during his school years
– He trained under J.Tune Camp for two years.
– He learned to cook Chinese, Korean, and Japanese cuisine in high school.
– He hates cucumbers and watermelons.
– He says his temples are his charming points.
– He is good at acrobatics and bboying.
– H.O’s ideal type is a girl who is sexy.
– He appeared in the K-drama A Tale of Hoteliers and sang the OST for it, “Still a Long Way, Spring”.
– He used to be incharge of doing laundry in the dorm.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @jhooooooooooooooo

STREAMING PLATFORM LINKS
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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